TEMPE, Ariz. – August 21, 2012 – Associated Air Center, StandardAero’s Large Scale VIP Transport Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, recently delivered its 23rd "green" Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) completion for an Eastern European-based energy company customer.
The completed interior includes a large sitting area complete with bench seating, retractable tables and individual "captain’s chairs," in addition to a custom-designed lavatory and bedroom. Other accoutrements include a fully-equipped cabin management system incorporating in flight-entertainment, WiFi communications and flat panel video monitors.
"This delivery showcased our design savvy, craftsmanship and our cabin interior expertise," said Chris Schechter, Vice President & General Manager, Associated Air Center. "The beauty and complexity of our designs are resonating with our customers and translating to greater brand awareness for AAC; our customers are coming to us in greater numbers from a wide variety of markets."
Among Associated Air Center’s other recent achievements are its contract award for an Airbus A330-200 series, wide-body aircraft and the opening of its 4,000 square foot VIP custom interior Design Center, which includes a full scale interior of a narrow-body Boeing Business Jet/Airbus Corporate Jet (BBJ/ACJ) VIP cabin, complete with fully-functioning seating, interior lighting, cabin management systems and an array of fabrics, veneers and interior layout floor plans.
StandardAero’s Associated Air Center provides world-class program management and ODA certification authority to keep airplane programs on schedule and provides industry-leading experience and warranty support after delivery. The company’s vertically-integrated, state of the art facility employs the most advanced engineering in the industry along with operational excellence and superior customer service from start to finish.
StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 50 sales and field service locations. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd is a globally recognized aerospace company specializing in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, aircraft completions and aircraft leasing. The Company is headquartered in Dubai and operates in four continents and employs over 4,000 people. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.dubaiaerospace.com.
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